Tunisia is located in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast.
And it is considered to have an important strategic location that made it vulnerable to
invaders and visitors throughout the ages,
Its arrival in the desert allowed its people to communicate with the inhabitants of the African interior regions,
Tunisian culture is diverse due to the long periods of Ottoman rule and then the French,
It was called (Green Tunisia); Due to the large number of green areas covered with trees, and vegetation
The land area in Tunisia is approximately 155,360 square kilometers and the water area is
approximately 8,250 square kilometers, making it the 93rd country in the world in terms of
large area, with a total area of 163,610 square kilometers.
Tunisia was able to achieve independence in 1591 AD after gaining sovereignty from Turkey, and its population is 10,732,900 people.
Architecture in Tunisia
Tunisian architecture is characterized by the multiplicity of styles and its distinction through the ages.
Among the most important of these methods are the remnants of ancient Berber
architecture, which appear in caves and fortified warehouses.
It also highlights the architecture styles of Punic and Roman culture, in addition to its public
streets and gardens showing the French colonial era,
Among the most remarkable examples of French architectural influence in Tunisia is the
Cathedral of Saint Vincent de Paul, which is located in Tunis, and there is a great influence in
Islamic and Arab architecture that appears in the minarets and mosques scattered throughout the country.
Attractions of green Tunisia
The city of Sidi Bou Said:
The city of Sidi Bou Said is located 20 km north of Tunis.
Surrounded by the views of the Mediterranean Sea, this city is considered a favorite
destination for residents and visitors, as its streets are paved with cobblestones, and art
shops, and souvenir stalls, quaint cafes, and pretty pure white home colors .
The city of Carthage is a suburb of Tunis, and it was founded in the ninth century BC
The city, devastated by the Punic Wars, is famous for the ruins of Carthage’s amphitheater
and tombs, the Punic boats in it, and the city. The Baths of Antonius Pius are among the largest public baths outside of Rome.
Djerba is the largest island in North Africa, and is famous for its multicultural population, its
white buildings, sandy beaches and colorful seafood restaurants.
Visitors to this island can relax in the luxury hotels along the beach or search the market for original souvenirs.